Sony SmartWatch 2 dust and water resistant coming soon

Sony will soon roll out the SmartWatch 2 that will hit the stores in US / UK probably in the month of September.  Sony claims that the SmartWatch 2 will be different from the original version; it will be the most advanced SmartWatch.

The new Sony SmartWatch 2 will be able to shoot photos, display notifications, handle calls (pick/mute/reject etc) and sync with android phones. There will be more than 200 application specially made for this watch. Watch 2 will also include email app, you will be able to control the smartphone volume and some fitness (exercise) app.

The SmartWatch 2 weighs 122 grams and is dust and water resistant (IP57). Dimensions are 42x9x41mm. This watch works with smartphone running on ICS OS and above. The LCD transflective touchscreen is 1.6 inches with 220×176 pixels resolution.

Other features are Bluetooth 3.0, micro USB port for charging and NFC. The rechargeable battery gives normal usage time of 3 to 4 days. This device is expected to be priced at $150. There are other manufacturers (Microsoft and Samsung) also gearing up to launch similar products.

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